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Emboldening Extraordinary Community

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Our work is turning your ideas into action, and your passion in legacy.

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Our granting

Our granting

We know that CBOs (Community Benefit Organizations) have unparalleled knowledge and experience working with Lancaster residents and addressing the needs of our community. Your work inspires us and brings essential support to residents across our community. 

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Emboldening Antiracism

Emboldening Antiracism

The Community Foundation is committed to working alongside you to overcome these challenges together: to embolden a community where each voice is heard, every resident is safe, and Black lives matter.

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COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response

Thanks to your extraordinary generosity, the Community Foundation in partnership with the United Way of Lancaster County has granted more than $1 million to local organizations who are working to meet the economic, health, and community needs brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Building Community Legacy

Building Community Legacy

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The Lancaster County Community Foundation has a special pathway for long-term giving—Forever Lancaster.

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We turn possible into extraordinary

We all have hopes for our community. Our work is to embolden you to turn that passion into action. You are the spark that will help turn possible into extraordinary!

Take thoughtful risks
Bring multiple voices and perspectives to the conversation
Invest in new ideas
Try new models
Learn from failure

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You’re doing extraordinary things every day:

We’re here to embolden you, your ideas, and your passion for Lancaster County.

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